Agile vs. Waterfall Project Management

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What is the definition of a waterfall method?

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1. What are the iterative cycles in agile methods called?

2. Why is a waterfall project more adaptable to project team member changes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet duo is designed to assess your knowledge of the structure and goals of the agile and waterfall project management approaches. You will be quizzed on term definitions and your ability to recognize correct answers based on given descriptions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can fully assess what you know about this topic by answering questions addressing:

  • The definition of the waterfall project management method
  • The term used to describe the iterative cycles of the agile method
  • Why the waterfall method is more adaptable to changes
  • What collaboration is in an agile project
  • Factors that impact which method is best to use for any given project

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand how collaboration is used in the agile approach to project management
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast adaptability in the agile and waterfall methods
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding iterative cycles

Additional Learning

You can access the lesson titled Agile vs. Waterfall Project Management to find out more about these approaches. The lesson:

  • Discusses the methodologies of the agile and waterfall project management approaches
  • Notes the main difference between the methods
  • Highlights differences in testing, adaptability, and collaboration between the methods
  • Identifies factors that help managers to determine which method to use
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